• 25-29 OCT 2023
  • A Coruña, Galicia, Spain

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a vibrant city known for its extensive history, breath-taking architecture, heritage monuments, exciting nightlife, and a captivating scene crafted over centuries, providing an ideal setting for the culturally and musically diverse WOMEX.

Last year, WOMEX travelled to Portugal for the first time. Hosting the event in Porto supported bringing Portuguese music and artists to the global forefront. This year, with reload of another WOMEX edition in Lisbon, Portugal, will further boost the visibility of Portuguese artists and music professionals on the international level, enabling new networking opportunities globally while affirming the past year's connections.

Piranha Arts for the second time will join forces with the AMG Music, our local partner in Portugal.

Getting There and Around  Where to stay 

Venues of WOMEX 22

Altice Arena

  • Hosts - Daytime Venue/ Daycase Stage; Trade Fair; Conference and Mentoring Rooms, Radio Studio, Film Market Screening and Film Library
  • By Bus: 725, 728, 744, 750, 759
  • BY Subway: Oriente – red line

Altice Arena
Rossio dos Olivais,
1990-231 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 891 8409

Please note: there is no free parking space at Altice Arena.
For an overview on the nearest parking spaces please go to: www.parkopedia.pt

Built in the late 1940s by initiative of the Anglo-Portuguese Society of Cinemas and designed by architect Fernando Silva, Cinema São Jorge was inaugurated in 1950. An innovative and bold building that earned it the unanimous award of the Municipal Architecture Prize of that year.

  • Hosts - Lusofónica Stage
  • By Bus: 711, 736, 744, 758, 773
  • By Subway: Blue Line

Cinema São Jorge
Av. da Liberdade 175,
1250-196 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 310 3400

The Cinemateca Portuguesa-Museu do Cinema is the national body under the tutelage of the Minister of Culture, whose mission is to safeguard and disseminate the cinematographic heritage. It was founded in the early 1950s by one of the pioneers of European film libraries, Manuel Félix Ribeiro, and became an autonomous institution in 1980.

  • Hosts - WOMEX Film: Public Screenings
  • BY Bus: 13, 711, 736, 744, 753, 758, 774
  • BY Subway: Blue Line

R. Barata Salgueiro 39
1269-059 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 359 6200

The Cineteatro Capitólio - Teatro Raul Solnado, located in Parque Mayer, is a fundamental landmark in the history of the city of Lisbon and of the country, having played a crucial role in the national artistic production and in the cultural practices of the city and region of Lisbon during the decades from the 30s to the 80s. The history of Parque Mayer and the Capitol is inseparable from the political, social and intellectual path of the capital and the country.

  • Hosts - Capitólio Stage
  • By Bus: 711, 736, 744, 758, 773
  • By Subway: Blue line

Cineteatro Capitólio
Parque Mayer,
1250-096 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 138 5340

Located in the heart of Lisbon, the Coliseu dos Recreios is a multifunctional room designed to host the most diverse activities such as: any and all shows, congresses, conferences, seminars, small meetings, the launch of a new product, catering, fairs, exhibitions and circuses.

  • Hosts - Coliseu Stage
  • By Bus: 708, 711, 732, 736, 744, 760
  • By Subway: Blue line

Coliseu dos Recreios
R. das Portas de Santo Antão 96,
1150-269 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 324 0580

LAV - Lisboa ao Vivo

  • Hosts - Club Summit
  • By Bus: 135, 153, 155, 161

LAV - Lisboa ao Vivo
Av. Mar. Gomes da Costa 29 B1,
1800-255 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 215 847 000

  • Hosts - offWOMEX Stage
  • By Bus: 711, 736, 744, 758, 773
  • By Subway: Yellow or Blue line

Parque Mayer
1250-096 Lisboa, Portugal
+351 21 347 5454

Celebrating 125 years, the São Luiz Teatro Municipal is a theatre of the city for the city, of all and for all, seeking to have an attentive look at Portuguese culture and the cultures of the world.

  • Hosts - Awards Ceremony
  • By Bus: 728, 736, 758, 782
  • By Subway: Blue or Green line

São Luiz Teatro Municipal
R. António Maria Cardoso 38,
4000-427 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 325 7640

Teatro Tivoli is an established Portuguese theatre where international theatre legends such as Cacilda Becker, Paulo Autran and Igor Stravinsky have performed.

  • Hosts - Opening and Theatre Stage
  • By Bus: 107, 744, 758, 773, 774
  • By Subway: Yellow or Blue line

Teatro Tivoli:
Av. da Liberdade 182 188,
1250-146 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 315 105